Warming has already worsened economic inequality — study
Scientists have repeatedly warned that climate change comes at an economic cost. Multiple studies conclude that future warming may affect agricultural output, human health and worker productivity — all areas that may damage certain countries' gross domestic product.
Is manipulating the sun a 'crazy idea'? Top experts debate
The possibility of solar geoengineering may have once resembled a plot line from a science fiction movie.
Measurements by land, sea and air all agree on warming
Scientists are keeping tabs on the warming planet with more than one thermometer, so to speak. Ground-based sensors, ocean buoys and different types of satellite measurements have all helped show how fast the Earth is heating up.
Just a little warming brings record-breaking rain — study
Record-breaking rainfall and flooding may happen more frequently across the United States even if the Paris climate targets are met, new research suggests.
'Hair dryer' winds could strain vulnerable ice sheet
Warm, dry winds sweeping across Antarctica can temporarily cause extraordinary melting events. Known as "foehn" winds — from a German word often translated as "hair dryer" — they pack a major punch, even during the frigid fall and winter months.